Christian bluegrass and roots band Chosen Road is happy to announce that their brand new album Appalachian Hymns (Song Garden) debuts at #4 on Billboard's Bluegrass allbum chart dated March 22. The album also is the highest debut of the week.
The band has taken the time to reflect upon their success. "As a band, we are truly honored to see Appalachian Hymns on Billboard's Bluegrass Albums chart," said Jonathan Buckner, Chosen Road founding member. "The album is a collection of some of our favorite hymns of faith. The response it has received is proof that these songs are timeless, and the Truth contained therein is forever relevant."
"We at Song Garden are grateful for and proud of Chosen Road's success," said Marilyn Keffer, Director, Song Garden Music Group. "I credit their success to being a group that truly sings from their heart. They live and believe every lyric they record."
Produced by Chosen Road's Zachary Alvis and Tyler Robertson, Appalachian Hymns released last fall and pairs the band's unparalleled acoustic instrumentation and vocal harmonies with classic songs of faith. The 12-song collection features "Be Thou My Vision," one of the oldest hymns of the Church, along with the rousing "Brethren We Have Met To Worship"; the striking simplicity of "My Savior's Love"; the gentle, guitar-driven "Turn Your Eyes Upon Jesus"; the a cappella "How Beautiful Heaven Must Be"; and the crowd-pleasing instrumental "Send The Light."